University of Oregon, Bachelor of Business Administration
Chairman, Boards of Trustees for multiple Vigilant-sponsored group benefits trusts
Current and past involvement in various other professional, business and philanthropic organizations, including the National Association of Manufacturers
Eagle Scout & a one-time Yo-Yo Champion
With Vigilant since 1972, Rodger has served our members in various capacities, including as president from 1988 through 2014.
Rodger's leadership at Vigilant is marked by his commitment to serving others and the daily example he models of servant leadership. While his professional accomplishments are many and varied, including chairing benefits trusts with over $250 million in annual contributions and over $1 billion in assets, Rodger's legacy will be his unwavering dedication to the needs of the members and employees of Vigilant. Mindful of his stewardship over our members' resources, he is always thinking ahead of current trends to ensure managed, long-term financial success and member retention. Understanding his role as a leader to his employees, Rodger is an executive who rolls up his sleeves and cooks lunch for his staff to show his appreciation for their hard work.